February 2, 2010
Convos for February
Tuesday, Feb. 16. John B. Nici, a New York area high school teacher, Queens College lecturer, and author of Barron’s AP Art History—the best-selling advanced-placement examination review book—will give a presentation titled “(Re)Packaging Art History for High School Students” at 4 p.m. in JVAC 201. A lively speaker and seasoned teacher of advanced-placement courses in both art history and English, Nici will address the nature, goals, and expectations of the College Board’s AP courses. All are welcome to attend this event sponsored by Centre College’s Art Program.
March 20-25. Alternative Spring Break to Atlanta, Georgia. We will be doing flood-relief work with Community Collaborations International, an organization that serves as a liaison between volunteers and non-profits in the Atlanta area. Faculty, staff, or students interested in participating should e-mail email@example.com) or firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 5.
Important Study Abroad Meetings and Information
Special Housing Accommodations. Students who were granted special housing accommodation this past year are reminded that notes are due for 2010-11 to Parsons Student Health no later than March 6. They need to be updated every year, and your having received the accommodation last year does not guarantee it this upcoming year. If you are going abroad for Spring Term or home for winter break and need to have this form updated by your physician, etc., you can download it from the Parsons Web Site (click here). Questions? Please call 5480 or e-mail email@example.com.
If you would like to change your meal plan for the Spring Term, you may do so from Wednesday, Feb. 3 through Wednesday, Feb. 17 only. You need to stop by the Student Life Office and complete a form.
Juniors and Faculty. John C. Young Honors Program. Juniors: It’s not too early to begin working on your application for our John C. Young Honors Program. Applications are open to rising seniors (students who will be seniors in the 2010-11 academic year). Student applicants will need a faculty sponsor. Additional details may be found here. The application deadline is March 31. This year’s John C. Young symposium will be held Sunday, April 18.
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Singers, pianists, instrumentalists of all kinds. If you want or plan to study applied music in the spring, please be sure to register for it as soon as possible (drop/add is currently open). The music program needs to make sure we have teachers for all who want to study.
Send Danville's finest to prom! Bring gently used dresses, shoes, and jewelry to the ADPi House between 7 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday nights from now until the end of February. Monetary donations are also welcome. For further information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Information from Career Services
Students: have a quick question for Career Services? Need to make an appointment? A Career Services representative will be at the entrance to the Campus Center Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to answer questions and schedule appointments. Just stop by!
Summit Adventure is now hiring for summer wilderness instructors and base staff and will be on campus at the student Center during lunch Feb. 3rd to talk with interested students. Located in Bass Lake, California, just south of Yosemite National Park and the Ansel Adams Wilderness Area, they offer courses for teens, college students, parents and adults.
Internship of the Week. The Whitehouse Internship Program offers summer positions in Washington, D.C. The deadline to apply is Feb. 7. For more information, see eRecruiting or your career counselor.
Need money to help pay for your graduate school applications and travel? Do you have at least a 3.35 GPA in your major? The Extraordinary Success Program (ESP) can help! This is a program which can provide funding for out-of-state graduate school applications. Further information about the program can be found here. Start working on your application as the deadline is Feb. 16.
Juniors and Seniors! It’s time once again for “Spotlight Career Fair," when Centre joins Kentucky’s other private colleges and universities to host a career fair where employers recruit students for post-graduation jobs and summer internships nationwide. Various Kentucky graduate schools will also be represented. This year’s fair is Thursday, March 4, from 2 to 5 p.m. To register, please phone 5283. You must come by Career Services for an “info session” and brief resume critique. Dates/time of sessions: Feb. 18, 23, 25 and March 2 at 11:30 a.m.
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